Teen girl was killed in an ATV crash in Plainfield on Tuesday evening, police said. The ATV apparently was traveling south on a paved path along Ridge Road, then went onto the grass, into a culvert and lost control, according to a preliminary investigation.
Officers found the vehicle west of Ridge Road between 135th Street and Plainfield Road at about 6:55 p.m. Tuesday, police said. An injured man was on the scene, as well as a 9-year-old girl who was unconscious and not breathing. The girl was taken by helicopter to Loyola University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.